Ex-coach Frank Schafer receives a task for the Bundesliga side of 1. FC Koln. The 47-Jahrige will be working as a talent development coordinator from July 1 this year.
Cologne (SID) - the former head coach Frank Schafer receives a task at the Football Club of 1. FC Koln. The 47-Jahrige will be working as a talent development coordinator from July 1 this year. The three-time German champions announced this on Friday. "I find very good that we could fill this conceptual key personnel as well it", said FC sporting Director Volker Finke.
Schafer had taken succeed head coach Zvonimir Soldo as U23 coach last year after the false start of Cologne. Under him, the Rhinelander developed a large home strength and controlled for a long time towards survival. However, the Cologne broke a at the end.
Three days before the end of the season Schafer had announced his resignation after the team lost three times in a row. In the remaining games Finke led the FC as interim coach Sports Director to the class.
"In the transition from top talent in the professional area is to be better than the competition, a challenge, the 1st FC Cologne will provide offensive." "Frank Schafer is for this purpose all up and edit what can help the 1st FC Cologne, bring the best talent from the own youth work at the level of ambition of the 1st Bundesliga", was announced by the Club in a press statement.